Creating a Brilliant Customer Experience Across All Channels

A recent Deloitte survey on consumer holiday shopping plans contained some interesting news for brick-and-mortar retailers. While online purchases continue to nibble away at in-person shopping margins, consumers are seeking the best of both worlds. In greater numbers, they’re visiting stores to check out products before purchasing online, or purchasing online and picking items up in-store.

POPcodes to attend PYMNTS National Merchant Day in NYC

FinTech and Retail Tech startup set to showcase their solution at National Merchant Day Feb 16, 2017. Calgary, AB—January 27, 2017—POPcodes, a startup focused on improving consumer and merchant experience, is set to attend the National Merchant Day conference in New York City February 16th, 2017. Read More ->  

POPcodes Welcomes Tim Suther to Its Advisors Group

It was announced today that marketing expert Tim Suther has been named to the POPcodes Advisors Group. Tim joins an all-star advisor group that includes Greg Cohen, President of iPayment and 2016 President Elect of the Electronic Transaction Association, and Retail Advertising Hall of Fame inductee Robert Raible. Read more…

PYMNTS and POPcodes Matchmakers Edition

Consumers expect the ability to shop across channels and a seamless experience whether purchasing products online or in-store. But when it comes to utilizing promo codes or redeeming loyalty points, the lines between channels can be a bit harder to cross. Gregg Aamoth, CEO of POPcodes, joined this week’s episode of The Matchmaker Is In … Read more

Focus on Innovation

Today’s top innovations are tomorrows acquisitions or industry standards. Of course we know it does often work out that way. Nevertheless all these companies are displaying technology that could be around for some time to come. I focus on innovation first, for this is what moves, alters or disrupts markets.

Even incredible invention without resources may never turn into actual innovation. Climbing the mountain from invention to innovation requires first a creative, relevant and useful product to build, then hard work put in by a talented team, which requires ample capital, connections and timing. All of these companies deserve consideration for investment in, acquisition, a partnership or becoming a customer of their technology.

If you made it to Money2020 or not here’s a handful of gems I found there. I may have missed a few. You know who you are. If you did make it to Money2020 you may have been too busy, focused on company agenda, to discover much innovation. O.K. enough banter, let’s roll.